Officers

 

 

Greg Beuerman, Dean

GREG Greg Jamison Beuerman has served as Honorary Consul of Iceland since 1994, representing the states of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama on behalf of the government and people of Iceland.

Mr. Beuerman was elected Dean of the Louisiana Consular Corps for the period of mid-2017-2018, replacing French Consul General Gregor Trumel, who was reassigned by his country to a position in Algeria. Consul Beuerman has also served as Secretary of the Louisiana Consular Corps on two occasions and as Vice-Dean.

As Consul of Iceland, Mr. Beuerman’s particular interests include promoting US to Iceland tourism and economic exchange, and in assisting Icelandic citizens in exercising their rights to vote in various national and local Icelandic elections.

Mr. Beuerman is founder and partner in the integrated communications firm of Beuerman Miller Fitzgerald, LLC (BMF), which provides marketing, advertising and public relations services to clients in the energy, shipping, food and beverage, banking, healthcare and tourism sectors. Clients of the agency include Shell, Tabasco, Valero Energy, Port of New Orleans, New Orleans Convention Center, Honeywell, Kirby Inland Marine, Mitsui OSK, and numerous major law firms, financial institutions and healthcare facilities.

Active in the World Affairs Council of New Orleans, World Trade Center of New Orleans, and New Orleans Citizen’s Diplomacy Council, Mr. Beuerman has traveled extensively in Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Slovakia, Poland, the Dominican Republic, Ireland, Belize, Greece, Norway, Mexico and Canada, in addition to Iceland. Mr. Beuerman is also active in the World Missions Committee of St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church, for which he has led more than 20 construction and rebuilding work trips since 1993.

Consul Beuerman is a former board member for New Orleans Habitat for Humanity and the Mississippi Trail Inc., and is currently on the board of Liberty’s Kitchen, a non-profit initiative focused on improving economic and quality of life opportunities for inner city youth in New Orleans.

 

Cesar A. Lurati, Vice Dean

Appointed Honorary Consul of Uruguay, in charge of the District Consulate of Uruguay in New Orleans, covering Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas and Mississippi in 2012. Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, January 13, 1948 and is married, four children. Cesar graduated from the Uruguayan Naval Academy in 1968. He sailed on different types of merchant vessels, in all deck capacities, including command, for a number of Uruguayan and international shipping companies, residing in different countries around the world. In 1980 he accepted an employment offer in New Orleans in the Marine Surveying field. Founded Argos Marine Surveyors and Consultants in 1985, subsequently Argos Marine LLC, in continuous operation up to this date.

 

 

William H. Langenstein, III, Treasurer

William LangensteinWilliam Langenstein has served as Treasurer of the Louisiana Consular Corps since 2017, and as Honorary Consul of the Republic of Korea since 2006. With over three decades of experience, William Langenstein has extensive experience in taxation, real estate and both corporation and business law. He is an honorary consul to the Republic of Korea, a member of the New Orleans Estate Planning Council and sits on the board of several companies.

Bill is a member of Governor Bobby Jindal’s Transition Team, the New Orleans Economic Development Advisory Committee and the Louisiana Children’s Museum Early Learning Village Steering Committee. He also serves on several non-profit and community boards, including New Orleans Academy for Science and Mathematics, the New Orleans Board of Trade, the Greater New Orleans Development Foundation, WYES-TV and Greater New Orleans, Inc., among others. Bill is also a 2004 graduate of the New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute and a former board member of the National Kidney Foundation. He served as a New Orleans Public Belt Railroad commissioner from 2006 – 2010.

Bill earned a Juris Doctorate from Loyola University New Orleans in 1977 and received his Bachelors of Science in Accounting from Louisiana State University and A & M College in 1974. He is a board certified tax attorney, a licensed title insurance agent and an inactive certified public accountant. He is admitted to practice law in Louisiana State Courts, the Eastern District of Louisiana’s Federal Court and the United States Tax Court.

 

Frank Maselli, Secretary

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